Companies can publicise responses and the final grade scores are typically published in October. We anticipate a release date in November / December this year.
The top companies for disclosure and/or performance are listed on the Climate Disclosure Leadership Index and/or the Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI – the A-list). Investors use the scores as evidence of good environmental performance. On the other hand, low performing companies are encouraged to improve environmental performance.
If you have not received a questionnaire from CDP, you are still encouraged to report and can access the 2018 questionnaires on the CDP website.
Changes and updates are made every year to capture global updates to reporting standards and practices. This way CDP ensures that the scoring criteria reflect the best practice.